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Historical Items

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Item 34470

7th Maine Regiment encampment, Baltimore, 1861

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1861 Location: Baltimore Media: Lithograph print

Item 22669

John Mahoney, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Tintype

Item 6336

Reverend Collamore Purington

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1863 Media: Autographed Carte-de Visite, mounted albumin print

Tax Records

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Item 87100

7th Maine Regiment property, West End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 7th Maine Regiment Use: Club House

Online Exhibits

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.


Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

Follett of New Sharon (9th Maine), and Private George Allen Soule of North Yarmouth (1st Maine,10th Maine, DC Cavalry, 1st Maine Cavalry).

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… in 1869 as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US 7th Cavalry Regiment. In 1872, Porter became a 1st lieutenant and fought in Indian warfare on the American…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Resources

… Oxford University Press, 1995 Civil War Regiments from Maine, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlin, Federal Publishing Company, 1908, reprint 2003…